[Mailman-Users] SMTP server overloaded
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Wed May 11 20:59:22 CEST 2005
At 8:02 PM +0200 2005-05-11, Nico wrote:
> I had a situation where the SMTP server got overloaded and failed to accept
> connections from Mailman.
This sometimes happens.
> What happens to the mail Mailman tried to deliver to the SMTP server?
That mail is still in the queue, and Mailman will continue to try
to deliver it.
> Does Mailman retry to deliver it later, or is it lost?
It is not lost.
Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
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